Course rules and resolutions - EMBA

 

Executive Master of Business Administration


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAEXMBAD-01

Executive Master of Business Administration

GCBUSADM-02

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration*

 


* No direct admissions to this course - exit point only

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

This is a professional master's course as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Executive Master of Business Administration
(b)
the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (exit point only)

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; and
(b)
relevant work experience requirements as determined by the Business School (approximately 10 years of business experience); and
(c)
performance at a selection interview designed to establish the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(d)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(e)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is not permitted. This is an exit only course. Applicants are assessed for admission to candidature for the Executive Master of Business Administration.
(3)
In exceptional circumstances the School may admit candidates without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Executive Master of Business Administration.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Executive Master of Business Administration, a candidate must complete 72 credit points of core units of study in a prescribed sequence specified by the Business School.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration candidates must complete a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study from the table.

7 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must achieve a minimum credit average in EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 before proceeding to the next core units in the prescribed sequence.
(2)
Candidates who fail to achieve a minimum credit average in EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 will be eligible for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provided the candidates have met the requirements for that award.

8 Credit for previous study

(1)
Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning for study undertaken at Australian Qualification Framework Level 9 standard or higher or within a university-delivered program of executive education deemed by the Business School to be of equivalent standard to that of the Executive Master of Business Administration.
(2)
Notwithstanding any credit granted for prior learning, in order to qualify for an award a student must complete at least 50 per cent of the course requirements whilst enrolled in the award course.

9 Course transfer

Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may elect to discontinue study and graduate with an award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Business School, and provided the requirements of the embedded award have been met.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2020. The School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.